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TBT | Strawberry Picking in Vietnam

Image contains a photo of a man holding a bright red strawberry in his right hand. The strawberry is clearly visible in the foreground while the man is out of focus in the background.

It was only yesterday, but this throwback is still a pretty sweet memory thanks to the subject matter. Read More »

WAIW | 3 Vegan Picks From a Vietnam Market

Image contains a photo of a purple plate with blocks of tofu and sugared balls on it. On opposite sides of the plate, there are two baguettes.

I know I've talked about my love for the local markets here in Saigon before, but today I wanted to focus on three of my favourite things. Read More »

WAIW | Don’t Listen to Me Right Now

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Today marks a milestone for the WAIW series, but I don't want you to watch it. Read More »

WAIW | We’re Not In This Together(?)

Image contains a photo of a man on the left-hand side looking to the top right. The man’s face, shoulders, and left hand are visible, and he’s against a white wall. He has a questioning look on his face, and his hand is resting under his chin.

Just like so many things the magazine discusses, the COVID-19 pandemic is too complicated to use something like "we're all in this together" as a call to action. Read More »

WAIW | How to Eat a Mangosteen

Image contains a photo of two small purple fruit with green stems (mangosteens) on a white table with a white background.

To break-up the release of #OurNewNormal episodes, I thought I should share this week's WAIW episode about eating mangosteen. Read More »

WAIW | Morning Market Haul in Saigon

Image contains a photo of a variety of food on a white tabletop. On the left-hand side, in a green plastic basket, there are bright red tomatoes and a bunch of morning glory. To the right of the basket, there is a plastic container of small blocks of fried tofu, and just below that there is a banh mi sandwich.

Even though I can't go on any big adventures during the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm lucky enough to have great options for food at my local market. Read More »